TRUE HAPPINESS MATTHEW 5:1-12. Spiritual Living in a Secular World sermon series from the Sermon on the Mount

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1 TRUE HAPPINESS MATTHEW 5:1-12 Spiritual Living in a Secular World sermon series from the Sermon on the Mount

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3 Matthew 5-7 THE SERMON ON THE MOUNT

4 Matthew 5:1-12 THE BEATITUDES

5 Matthew 5:1-12 THE BEATITUDES BE AT IT DUDES

6 Matthew 5:1-12 THE BEATITUDES Hold the thought about makarios for a while Beatitudes comes from the Latin beatitudo / beatus which is a translation of the Greek makarios

7 Matthew 5:1-12 THE BEATITUDES 1 Seeing the crowds, he went up on the mountain, and when he sat down, his disciples came to him. 2 And he opened his mouth and taught them, saying:

8 3 Blessed are the poor in spirit For theirs is the kingdom of heaven

9 3 4 Blessed are the poor in spirit Blessed are those who mourn For theirs is the kingdom of heaven For they shall be comforted

10 3 4 5 Blessed are the poor in spirit Blessed are those who mourn Blessed are the meek For theirs is the kingdom of heaven For they shall be comforted For they shall inherit the earth

11 3 4 5 Blessed are the poor in spirit Blessed are those who mourn Blessed are the meek For theirs is the kingdom of heaven For they shall be comforted For they shall inherit the earth 6 Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness For they shall be satisfied

12 3 4 5 Blessed are the poor in spirit Blessed are those who mourn Blessed are the meek For theirs is the kingdom of heaven For they shall be comforted For they shall inherit the earth 6 7 Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness Blessed are the merciful For they shall be satisfied For they shall receive mercy

13 3 4 5 Blessed are the poor in spirit Blessed are those who mourn Blessed are the meek For theirs is the kingdom of heaven For they shall be comforted For they shall inherit the earth Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness Blessed are the merciful Blessed are the pure in heart For they shall be satisfied For they shall receive mercy For they shall see God

14 3 4 5 Blessed are the poor in spirit Blessed are those who mourn Blessed are the meek For theirs is the kingdom of heaven For they shall be comforted For they shall inherit the earth Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness Blessed are the merciful Blessed are the pure in heart For they shall be satisfied For they shall receive mercy For they shall see God 9 Blessed are the peacemakers For they shall be called sons of God

15 3 4 5 Blessed are the poor in spirit Blessed are those who mourn Blessed are the meek For theirs is the kingdom of heaven For they shall be comforted For they shall inherit the earth Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness Blessed are the merciful Blessed are the pure in heart For they shall be satisfied For they shall receive mercy For they shall see God 9 10 Blessed are the peacemakers Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness sake For they shall be called sons of God For theirs is the kingdom of heaven

16 Matthew 5:11-12 THE BEATITUDES 11 Blessed are you when others revile you and persecute you and utter all kinds of evil against you falsely on my account. 12 Rejoice and be glad, for your reward is great in heaven, for so they persecuted the prophets who were before you.

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18 3 Blessed are the poor in spirit For theirs is the kingdom of heaven Blessed are those who mourn Blessed are the meek Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness Blessed are the merciful Blessed are the pure in heart Makarios means become larger, longer It is used with the sense of the word Hail! For they shall be comforted For they shall inherit the earth For they shall be satisfied For they shall receive mercy For they shall see God 9 10 Blessed are the peacemakers Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness sake For they shall be called sons of God For theirs is the kingdom of heaven

19 3 4 5 Blessed are the poor in spirit Blessed are those who mourn Blessed are the meek For theirs is the kingdom of heaven For they shall be comforted For they shall inherit the earth Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness Blessed are the merciful Blessed are the pure in heart For they shall be satisfied For they shall receive mercy For they shall see God 9 10 Blessed are the peacemakers Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness sake For they shall be called sons of God For theirs is the kingdom of heaven

20 Blessed Happy Hail! Hail the poor in spirit Hail those who mourn Hail the meek Hail those who hunger and thirst for righteousness Hail the merciful Hail the pure in heart Hail the peacemakers Hail those who are persecuted for righteousness sake

21 Blessed Happy Hail! The happy poor in spirit The happy mourners The happy meek The happy people who hunger and thirst for righteousness The happy merciful The happy pure in heart The happy peacemakers The happy people who are persecuted for righteousness sake

22 Emphasis seems to be here Happy are the poor in spirit Happy are those who mourn Happy are the meek For theirs is the kingdom of heaven For they shall be comforted For they shall inherit the earth Happy are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness Happy are the merciful Happy are the pure in heart For they shall be satisfied For they shall receive mercy For they shall see God 9 10 Happy are the peacemakers Happy are those who are persecuted for righteousness sake For they shall be called sons of God For theirs is the kingdom of heaven

23 Observe the Tense Blessed are the poor in spirit Blessed are those who mourn Blessed are the meek For theirs is the kingdom of heaven For they shall be comforted For they shall inherit the earth Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness Blessed are the merciful Blessed are the pure in heart For they shall be satisfied For they shall receive mercy For they shall see God 9 10 Blessed are the peacemakers Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness sake For they shall be called sons of God For theirs is the kingdom of heaven

24 Observe the Tense Blessed are the poor in spirit Blessed are those who mourn Blessed are the meek For theirs is the kingdom of heaven For they shall be comforted For they shall inherit the earth Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness Blessed are the merciful Blessed are the pure in heart For they shall be satisfied For they shall receive mercy For they shall see God 9 10 Blessed are the peacemakers Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness sake For they shall be called sons of God For theirs is the kingdom of heaven

25 Observe the Voice Blessed are the poor in spirit Blessed are those who mourn Blessed are the meek For theirs is the kingdom of heaven For they shall be comforted For they shall inherit the earth Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness Blessed are the merciful Blessed are the pure in heart For they shall be satisfied For they shall receive mercy For they shall see God 9 10 Blessed are the peacemakers Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness sake For they shall be called sons of God For theirs is the kingdom of heaven

26 Observe the Person and interaction Blessed are the poor in spirit Blessed are those who mourn Blessed are the meek For theirs is the kingdom of heaven For they shall be comforted For they shall inherit the earth Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness Blessed are the merciful Blessed are the pure in heart For they shall be satisfied For they shall receive mercy For they shall see God 9 10 Blessed are the peacemakers Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness sake For they shall be called sons of God For theirs is the kingdom of heaven

27 Observe the Person and interaction Blessed are the poor in spirit Blessed are those who mourn Blessed are the meek For theirs is the kingdom of heaven For they shall be comforted For they shall inherit the earth Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness Blessed are the merciful Blessed are the pure in heart For they shall be satisfied For they shall receive mercy For they shall see God 9 10 Blessed are the peacemakers Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness sake For they shall be called sons of God For theirs is the kingdom of heaven

28 You can be HAPPY and BLESSED in all circumstances and all situations with all persons and when you are alone, both now and in the future. True Happiness is WHAT WE ARE in Christ and WHAT WE RECEIVE in Christ

29 1 Powerless people can be Happy Who are the poor in spirit? Why do they think they cannot be happy? When are the poor in spirit happy / blessed? What is their reward?

30 2 Pained people can be Happy Who are those who mourn? Why do they think they cannot be happy? When are the mourning happy / blessed? What is their reward?

31 3 Pliant people can be Happy Who are the meek? Why do they think they cannot be happy? When are the meek happy / blessed? What is their reward?

32 4 Passionate people can be Happy Who are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness? Why do they think they cannot be happy? When are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness happy / blessed? What is their reward?

33 5 Pardoning people can be Happy Who are the merciful? Why do they think they cannot be happy? When are the merciful happy / blessed? What is their reward?

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48 6 Pure in Heart people can be Happy Who are the pure in heart? Why do they think they cannot be happy? When are the pure in heart happy / blessed? What is their reward?

49 7 Peace-making people can be Happy Who are the peacemakers? Why do they think they cannot be happy? When are the peacemakers happy / blessed? What is their reward?

50 8 Persecuted people can be Happy Who are the persecuted? Why do they think they cannot be happy? When are the persecuted happy / blessed? What is their reward?

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